Behavioral health disparities disproportionately affect children in urban settings, demonstrating the need for school-based, comprehensive services. This didactic session shares strategies employed by an urban district to build capacity through partnerships with mental health agencies and training programs, and highlights the critical role of data collection for systems change. This session is sponsored by Pearson.
This session will help participants
1. examine the diverse and unique needs of children in urban school settings,
2. identify strategies to develop partnerships with area agencies, and
3. recognize important data collection strategies to identify school needs and implementation strategies.